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Rep. Rubén Hinojosa, D-Texas

Member of the House (10th term)



District: Texas - 15th District
Political Highlights: Mercedes school board, 1972-74; Texas State Board of Education, 1974-84; U.S. House of Representatives, 1997-2017
Born: August 20, 1940; Edcouch, Texas
Residence: Mercedes
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Martha Hinojosa; five children
Education: U. of Texas, B.B.A. 1962; U. of Texas, Pan American, M.B.A. 1980
Elected: 1996
Committee Assignments: Education & the Workforce (Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions; Higher Education & Workforce Training - Ranking Member); Financial Services (Capital Markets & Government Sponsored Enterprises; Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 47th ranked House Democrat
Twitter: 10,196 followers
State Clout: Texas is 3rd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state

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